H2A

Histone 2A
H2A
SMART accession number:SM00414
Description:
Interpro abstract (IPR002119): Histone H2A is a small, highly conserved nuclear protein that, together with 2 molecules each of histones H2B, H3 and H4, forms the eukaryotic nucleosome core [(PUBMED:8121801)]; the nucleosome octamer winds ~146 DNA base-pairs.
GO process:nucleosome assembly (GO:0006334)
GO component:nucleus (GO:0005634), nucleosome (GO:0000786)
GO function:DNA binding (GO:0003677)
Family alignment:
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There are 1019 H2A domains in 1018 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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